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Apple
05-13-2008, 03:50 AM
These questions have nothing to do with achievements or obtaining them. I'll be adding more as I get them (hopefully all 700)
I thought I would record the questions and their answers solely for fun. Here are the ones I've got so far.
EDIT: It's been forever since I've updated this. I have been off wits and tits for a bit, but I am getting back on and finishing this guide! type...thing.










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22.6% of U.S. households with TVs subscribed to basic cable in 1980. What percent subscribed to basic cable in 2000?
67.8%

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As of January 2005, what is the highest dollar price ever paid for a baseball card?
1.2M
According to Blockbuster Inc., what percent of Americans watch the same movie each year as a part of their Christmas holiday tradition?
61%
According to 2003 estimates, what percent of the U.S. population was born outside the U.S.?
11.5
According to the 1994 film "Forrest Gump", what was Gump's IQ?
75
As of January 2004 estimates, what percentages of the world's populations is comprised of self-declared Agnostics, those with no religious affiliation?
12.02%
As of 2005, what was the least number of combined points scored by both teams in a Super Bowl?
21
As of 2005, how many Grammy Awards has Bob Dylan received?
8
According to July 2004 estimates, how many times greater is the population of the U.S. than that of Canada?
9.01
As of January 2005, how many cities did Southwent Airlines service?
59
According to 2003 estimates, what percent of the U.S. prison population is imprisoned for drug offenses?
54.8%
According to 2002 estimates, what is the average annual dollar salary of those employed in the New York City metropolitan area?
57,708
According to 2003 estimates, what percent of U.S. physicians are women?
25.8%
As of January 2005, what percent of U.S. presidents had served in a war?
57.14%
According to 2003 estimates, what percent of Americans age 25 or over have a high school diploma?
85%
According to July 2004 estimates, how many people live in the U.S?
293M
According to July 2004 estimates, what is the world's population?
6.3B
According to a 2004 nationwide survey, what percent of Baby Boomers said that the best years of their lives would come after they retire?
57%
According to 2003 estimates, what percent of the world's labor force is female?

According to July 2004 estimates, what is the population of Germany, Europe's most populous country?
82.4M
According to 2005 estimates, how many credit cards are in use in the U.S.?
1.4B
According to the US Census Bureau, how many years longer is the life expenctancy of women born in the U.S. in 2000 than of men born in the U.S. in 2000?
5.4
According to a 2005 nationwide survey, what percent of Americans find the commercials to be the most important element of the Super Bowl?
15.7%
According to 2002 estimates, what percent of the U.S. population is comprised of self-declared Protestants?
52%
As of 1983, what was the weight in pounds of the largest freshwater fish ever caught?
468
According to 2002 estimates, what percent of U.S. workers with email access spend more than an hour per day on email?
27%
As of January 2005, what percent of U.S vice presidents has become president?
30.43%
According to July 2004 estimates, what percent of the world's population lives in Asia?
60.67%
According to 2003 estimates, how many people live in Wyoming, the least populous U.S. state?
501,242
As of January 2005, what was the highest dollar value paid for a printed collection of William Shakespeare's plays?
6.1M
According to a 2003 poll, what percent of U.S. adult internet users said their daily routines would be affected if they could no longer use the internet?
64%
As of 2005, how many horses had won racing's prestigious Triple Crown?
11
According to a 2004 nationwide poll, what percent of American teens said that a career as a doctor would be their ideal job?
6.2%
As of May 2005, how many countries were membersof the European Union?
25
As of January 2005, Pablo Picasso's "Boy with a pipe" was the most expensive painting ever sold at auction. How much was paid, in dollars?
104.2M
According to a 2004 consumer survey, what percent of american families annually spend more than they earn?
40%

Apple
05-13-2008, 03:51 AM
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By what percentage did the population of Detroit drop between 1980 and 2000?
20.95%
Bill Gates the world's richest man. In dollars, what was his average net worth over the 5-year period from 1999 to 2003
49B

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During his 1999 trial, how many people did doctor Jack Kervorkian admit to having helped commit suicide?
130

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For how many years did Saddam Hussein serve as president of Irag?
24.41
For how many consecutive weeks was Pink Floyd's hit album "The Dark Side of the Moon" on the Billboard 200 album chart?
741
For how many years did the South African government practice the policy of apartheid before beginning to dismantle the system in 1990?
42
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How many times was actress Susan Lucci nominated but not selected for a Daytime Emmy Award before she won one in 1999?
18
How many hours did it take Charles Lindbergh to fly non stop from New York to Paris in 1927?
33.5
How many sets of quadruplets were born in the U.S. over the 5-year period from 1998 to 2002?
2,580
How many feet tall is Venezuela's Angel Falls, the world's tallest waterfall?
3,212
How many symphonies did Ludwig van Beethoven compose?
9
How many Academy award nominations did "the lord of the rings" movie trilogy receive?
30
How much did the average gallon of unleaded regular gasoline cost in the U.S. in 1976?
61.4
How many dollars did The Gutenberg Bible sell for at auction in 1987?
5.3
How many people were hanged for practicing witchcraft in Salem, Massachusetts in 1692?
19
How many miles long was the Tour de France bicycle race in 2005?
2,227
How many days does it take for Mercury to revolve around the sun?
87.97
How many years did it take Michelangelo to paint the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
4
How many feet long was the longest snake ever recorded?
32.79
How many feet below sea level is the Dead Sea?
1373
How many viewers watched the final episode of the TV sitcom "Seinfeld"?
76M
How many full-length plays did William Shakespeare write?
37
How many inches tall is the Oscar statuette?
13.5
How many Smithsonian Institute museums are located in Washington, DC?
14
How many countries belonged to the United Nations when it was founded in 1945?
51
How many speaking roles were there in "The Lord Of The Rings" movie trilogy?
114
How old was Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart when he wrote his first opera?
12
How many pounds of milk does the average milk cow produce in one month?
2,100
How many times greater was the budget for the 2004 animated film "The Polar Express" than th 1937 animatefd film Snow White And The 7 Dwarves?
110.7
How old was the Who's Pete Townshend when he wrote the line "I hope I die before I get old" from the hit 1965 song My Generation?
20
How many pounds of potatoes does the average American eat per year?
140
How many Academy Awards did the movie pioneer Walt Disney win?
26
How many years passed between the launch of the Galileo space probe and its arrival at Jupiter?
6
How many letters are in the longest English word recognized by an Oxford dictionary?
45
How many TV Guide covers did Lucille Ball appear on during her lifetime?
26
How many prisoners were executed in the U.S. over the 5-year period from 2000 to 2004?
346
How many different colors of crayola crayons were available in January 2005?
120
How many children's books did Dr. Seuss write and illustrate during his 87-year life?
44
How many weeks did Michael Jackson's "Thriller" spend at #1 on the Billboard 200 album chart?
37
How many elevators are there in the Empire State Building?
73
How many times greater was the population of California in 2000 than in 1900?
22.81
How many liters of carbonated soft drinks did the average American drink in 2003?
195.8
How many accredited medical schools were there in the U.S. in January 2005?
125
How old was Anna Kournikova when she played her first professional tennis match?
15
How old was Princess Diana when she died in a 1997 car accident?
36
How many feet above sea level is the highest point on Mount Everest, the world's tallest mountain?
29,035
How many days long was the 1993 federal siege on the compound of the Branch Davidian cult near Waco, Texas?
51
How many feed wide is an NFL football field?
160
How many pounds did Robert Deniro gain for his role as a boxer in the 1980 film "Raging Bull"?
60
How many years did it take to carve Mount Rushmore?
14
How many days passed between election night 2000 and Al Gore's final concession of the presidency to George W. Bush?
36
How many feet tall is The Statue of Liberty, including the pedestal?
305.08
How many feet tall are the letters in the Hollywood sign?
45
How many feet tall was the tallest giraffe ever recorded?
20
How old was Lee Harvey Oswald when he fatally shot president John F. Kennedy?
24
How many arists made up U.S.A for africa, the group that recorded the 1985 hit song We Are The World?
45

Apple
05-13-2008, 03:52 AM
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In dollars, what was the price of the first Ford Model T car that was introduced in 1908?
850
In minutes, what is the longest that any astronaut has walked in space?
536
In what year was Pluto discovered?
1930
In what year did an expedition first reach the South Pole?
1911
In 1900, how many feet tall was the world's tallest building?

In what year was "Spacewar", the first computer game, created?
1961
In 2003, how many times did the average American use an ATM machine to withdraw cash?
29
In what year was the syrup for Coca-Cola first produced?
1886
In what year was a vaccination first discovered for the deadly disease smallpox?
1796
In what year did Michelangelo finish painting the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel?
1512
In how many seasons did Babe Ruth lead major league baseball in home runs?
11
In what year did Walt Disney World open in Orlando, Florida?
1971
In what year did the National Guard shoot 4 students at Kent State University for protesting the Vietnam War?
1970
In what year did pilot Amelia Earhart take off from Miami on an around-the-world flight, never to be seen again?
1937
In years, what was the longest recorded life span of a domestic dog?
20
In what year was the Eiffel Tower completed?
1889
In what year did the first episode of the animated sitcom The Simpsons air?
1989
In what year did the U.S. enter World War I?
1917
In what year were women in the U.S. granted the right to vote?
1920
In an average year, how many fires in the U.S. are caused by Christmas tree accidents?
300
In pounds, what was the weight of the largest gold nugget ever found?
156
In years, what is the average life span of a hippopotamus in captivity?
41
In degrees Fahrenheit, what was the lowest temperature ever recorded in the state of Hawaii?
12
In the 1933 film King Kong, how many feet tall was King Kong said to be?
50
In what year did astronomer Nicolas Copernicus publish his belief that the Earth revolves around the sun?
1543
In what year did Congress pass most of president Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal measures during a 100-day special session?
1933
In days, what is the longest that any astronaut has spent in space on a single mission?
437.75
In what year was the "Chunnel", the underwater rail tunnel connecting England and France, opened to the public?
1994
In what year was an ATM machine first installed in the U.S?
1969
In what year was a woman first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives?
1916
In what year was the first Men's World Cup of Soccer played?
1930
In what year did Michael Jackson first publicky perform his "moonwalk" dance?
1983
In what year did the Britsh rename the city of New Amsterdam as New York?
1664
In what year were the Voyager missions first launched to explore the planets beyond Mars?
1977
In what year were girls first officially allowed to play on Little League baseball teams?
1974
In what year were the first modern Summer Olympics held?
1896
In what year was the film "Casablanca" first released?
1942
In what year did Mother Teresa win the Nobel Peace Prize?
1979
In what year did Affirmed become the last horse to win the Triple Crown of horse racing?
1978
In what year did Adam Smith first publish "The Wealth Of Nations", his book on capitalist economics?
1776
In what year did Isaac Newton first publish his theory of the laws of gravity?
1687
In what year were the first Winter Olympics held?
1924
In what year did a pilot first break the sound barrier?
1947
In what year did a U.S. president first live in the White House?
1800
In what year did Tonya Harding win the 2nd of her two U.S. Women's Figure Skating Championships, only to be stripped of the title?
1994
In what year was the film "Citizen Kane" first released?
1941
In what year was the Braille system invented, enabling the blind to read by touch?
1829
In what year did the pilot episode of the TV sitcom "Seinfeld" air?
1989
In what year was a sheep first cloned?
1997
In what year did Christopher Columbus first reach South America?
1498
In what year was the novel "Frankenstein" first published?
1818
In dollar, what was the budget for the 1997 film "Titanic"?
200M
In how many seasons did Michael Jordan lead the NBA in points scored per game?
10
In what year did U2 first release the hit album "Achtung Baby"?
1992
In 2004, how many online purchases were made by the average 18 to 21-year-old in the U.S.?
15
In what year did the FBI begin its "Ten Most Wanted Fugitives" list?
1950
In what year did Henry Ford found Ford Motor Company?
1903
In how many of the world's 193 countries is English an official language?
57
In what year was the parking meter invented?
1935
In what year was the first U.S. transcontinental railroad completed?
1869
In the average bag of milk chocolate M&M's, what percentage are blue?
24%
In dollars, how much was Margaret Mitchell paid for the rights to make her novel "Gone with the Wind" into a movie?
50,000
In dollars, what was the minimum hourly wage in the U.S. in 2000?
5.15
In what year did the world's first female prime minister take office?
1960
In miles per hour, how strong must winds be for a storm to qualify as a "severe thunderstorm"?
58
In what year did the Wright Brothers become the first people to successfully fly a manned airplane?
1903
In dollars, what were Wal-Mart's worldwide sales on the day after Thanksgiving in 2001?
1.2B
In what year was the Heisman Trophy first awarded to the nations's most outstanding college football player?
1935
In what year did Elvis Presley first release a music video for "Jailhouse Rock", the first music video made available to the public?
1957
In miles per hour, how fast does sound travel at sea level?
761
In what year did Jackie Robinson become the first African-American to play Major League Baseball in the 20th century?
1947
In what year was John Scopes found guilty and fined $100 for teaching evolution in a Tennessee high school?
1925
In what year was the film "The Wizard of Oz" first released?
1939
In miles per hour, what was the average speed of the winner of the first Indianapolis 500 car race in 1911?
74.6

Apple
05-13-2008, 03:52 AM
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Not including wisdom teeth, how many teeth does the average adult human have?
32

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Over the 5-year period from 1998 to 2002, how many pints of ice cream did the average American eat per year?
31.45
Over the 5-year period from 2000 to 2004, what was the average number of movie theater screens in the U.S.?
35,987
Of the 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, how many were held by Republicans in February 2005?
231
Of all accidental U.S. deaths over the 5-year period between 1999 and 2003, what percent were due to motor vehicle accidents?
53.08%
Of the 10,500 athletes who competed in 2004 Summer Olympics, how many were expelled for drug violations before the closing ceremony?
24
On average, how many pounds does an African Elephant weigh?
9,988

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Rhode Islance is the smallest U.S. state, while Alaska is the largest. How many Rhode Islands could fit into the land area of Alaska?
546
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Stonehenge once consisted of over 60 stones. As of january 2005, how many of the remaining stones stand upright?
17
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What percent of the applicants to the undergraduate program at Harvard University for the fall of 2005 were accepted?
9.1%
What was the highest number of seats in any National Football League stadium during the 2004-2005 season?
80,116
What percent of the Earth's water area does the Atlantic Ocean make up?
21.26%
What percent of U.S. federal government spending was allocated to the Department of Education over the 3-year period 2002 to 2004?
2%
What is the average number of turkeys eaten in the U.S. at Thanksgiving each year?
45M
What percent of U.S. exports went to Canada over the 5-year period from 1999 to 2003?
23.17%
What is the average age of U.S. combat soldiers during the Vietnam war?
19
What percent of U.S. video sales in 2002 were in DVD format, as opposed to VHS format?
71.9%
What percent of new small businesses in the U.S. fold within 3 years?
50%
What percent of the world's total land area does the U.S. constitute?
6.9%

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Royle
05-22-2008, 12:15 PM
Wow if you get all of these done that would be worth a award! This will help me when I buy this game for the gamerscore league.

SengIV
05-25-2008, 10:02 PM
I was thinking about doing this until I saw this. Mind if I add a link to my achievement guide?

Apple
05-26-2008, 09:52 AM
I was thinking about doing this until I saw this. Mind if I add a link to my achievement guide?

No I don't mind.

JC
06-02-2008, 08:18 AM
Thanks, this will help a lot!

xENVxGAMERSKREW
06-17-2008, 09:21 PM
omg thats alot... specially going thru them hopefully you add em all for that 200/200 gs :)

ITSONLYLCLEO
05-24-2009, 07:13 PM
HI.
would you like us to send you the questions that dont appear for update?